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Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation By Giacinta Koontz
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Pioneer Mechanics in Aviation History contains over 20 fact-filled stories of aircraft mechanics before WWII. Includes dozens of illustrations and vintage photographs, References and Index of... More > Aircraft, Engines and People. Foreword by Hon. John Goglia, Former NTSB board member< Less
Cody Pioneering Aviator By peter dancey
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Flamboyant airman from the Wild West Sam Cody was the official Royal Aero Clubs No.9 certificated pilot having become a British citizen and has the distinction of being the first Britain to fly an... More > heavier than air machine. He set a record with his biplane for staying in the air for four hours forty-seven minutes on 31 December 1910< Less
Across the Atlantic: The Adamowicz Brothers, Polish Aviation Pioneers By Zofia Reklewska-Braun, Kazimierz Braun
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During the summer of 1934, two Polish amateur-pilots, Joe (Józef) and Ben (Bolesław) Adamowicz, who immigrated to the US more than twenty years earlier, flew over the Atlantic on a... More > single-engine plane Bellanca. Their trip took them from New York to Warsaw; they were the first Poles to do so. They became instant celebrities, favorites of the journalists, photographers, and the public on both sides of the Atlantic. Alas, their triumph was short-lived, followed by a fall from grace, to imprisonment and bankruptcy. This richly illustrated book brings to life their forgotten story. Written by a historian, journalist and educator Zofia Reklewska-Braun and director, writer, scholar, and author of over 50 books, Dr. Kazimierz Braun, this book was originally published in Poland in 2011.< Less
Across the Atlantic: The Adamowicz Brothers, Polish Aviation Pioneers By Zofia Reklewska-Braun, Kazimierz Braun
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During the summer of 1934, two Polish amateur-pilots, Joe (Józef) and Ben (Bolesław) Adamowicz, who immigrated to the US more than twenty years earlier, flew over the Atlantic on a... More > single-engine plane Bellanca. Their trip took them from New York to Warsaw; they were the first Poles to do so. They became instant celebrities, favorites of the journalists, photographers, and the public on both sides of the Atlantic. Alas, their triumph was short-lived, followed by a fall from grace, to imprisonment and bankruptcy. This richly illustrated book brings to life their forgotten story. Written by a historian, journalist and educator Zofia Reklewska-Braun and director, writer, scholar, and author of over 50 books, Dr. Kazimierz Braun, this book was originally published in Poland in 2011.< Less
Origins of Commercial Aviation By peter dancey
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The origins of the pioneering airlines and commercial air transportation is a most interesting subject with those members public that could afford travelling by air as much pioneers as the... More > airplanes, pilot's, and airlines.< Less
Origins of Italian Military Aviation By peter dancey
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Along with France it was the Italians that lead the world in adapting the heavier-than-air machine for military purposes this ebook complements this authors series of aviation industry books... More > detailing most of the pioneering Italain aviation industry manufacturuers,their machines and aero-engines< Less
A History of Bathurst Aviation By Jerry Trevor-Jones
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Written by Bathurst Aviation stalwart Jerry Trevor-Jones in the form of his own memoirs, A History of Bathurst Aviation 1912-2008, incorporating a history of the Bathurst Aero Club 1930-2008 has been... More > compiled in an account of the milestones of the development of the industry in Bathurst, from first discussions about establishing an aerodrome and the first flight into Bathurst, to the formation of the Bathust Aero Club and the activities of the members over the years. He has included accounts of Bathurst aviation incidents and disasters over time, as well the pioneers and icons of the aviation industry in the Bathurst area.< Less
A History of Bathurst Aviation By Jerry Trevor-Jones
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Written by Bathurst Aviation stalwart Jerry Trevor-Jones in the form of his own memoirs, A History of Bathurst Aviation 1912-2008, incorporating a history of the Bathurst Aero Club 1930-2008 has been... More > compiled in an account of the milestones of the development of the industry in Bathurst, from first discussions about establishing an aerodrome and the first flight into Bathurst, to the formation of the Bathust Aero Club and the activities of the members over the years. He has included accounts of Bathurst aviation incidents and disasters over time, as well the pioneers and icons of the aviation industry in the Bathurst area.< Less
Great Names In British Aviation By peter dancey
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Many books have been published over the years detailing the history of the British Aircraft Aviation Industry including this authors British Aircraft Industry Since 1909. But during researching the... More > latter it occurred to this author that very few concentrated on the pioneering engineers and aviators that made it all possible in particular the many developments that lead to the modern military and civil machines as we know them today. Unlike the Soviets whos airplanes carry the original designers names in Britain this was not the case but the company name was and is still used. This ebook and its complementary volume pays tribute to these men that made it happen.< Less
Pioneers of Profit Among the Clouds By John L. Hoh, Jr.
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A decade after the Wright brother some pioneers along Tampa Bay began the first scheduled airline service. It was not successful but paved the way for future attempts. Commercialization of the... More > airways would begin in earnest after World War I. For one thing there was an abundance of war surplus flying machines available, meaning aircraft were affordable for such ventures. For another matter, manpower to power these machines, or at least "pilot" them, was also available. Barnstorming pilots would become all the rage in the 1920's, but regulations on aircraft and flying meant there was more order to the skies. This book explores that early history. About the Author John L. Hoh, Jr., grew up an avid watcher of the planes flying in and out of Appleton's Outagamie Airport. John is also a student of history and this book combines these two loves. John is married with one son and lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.< Less